A YOUNG RAINBOW AND HER FAMILY TRY TO ACCLIMATE IN THE SUBURBS AFTER LIFE IN A COMMUNE ON THE SERIES PREMIERE OF ABC’S ‘MIXED-ISH,’
AIRING TUESDAY, SEPT. 24
“Becoming Bow” – A young Rainbow Johnson recounts her experience growing up in a mixed-race family in the ’80s, and the dilemmas they face to acclimate in the suburbs while staying true to themselves. Bow’s parents, Paul and Alicia, decide to move from a hippie commune to the suburbs to better provide for their family. Their experiences illuminate the challenges of finding one’s own identity when the rest of the world can’t decide where you belong on the series premiere of “mixed-ish,” airing TUESDAY, SEPT. 24 (9:00-9:30 p.m. EDT), on ABC. (TV-PG, L) Episodes can also be viewed the next day on ABC.com, the ABC app and Hulu.
ABC’s “mixed-ish” stars Mark-Paul Gosselaar as Paul Johnson, Tika Sumpter as Alicia Johnson, Christina Anthony as Denise, Arica Himmel as Bow Johnson, Ethan William Childress as Johan Johnson, Mykal-Michelle Harris as Santamonica Johnson and Gary Cole as Harrison.
Guest starring is Anthony Anderson as Andre “Dre” Johnson, Tracee Ellis Ross as Rainbow Johnson, Laurence Fishburne as Pops, Marcus Scribner as Andre Johnson Jr., Miles Brown as Jack Johnson and Marsai Martin as Diane Johnson.
“Becoming Bow” was written by Kenya Barris and Peter Saji; story by Kenya Barris, Peter Saji and Tracee Ellis Ross; and directed by Anton Cropper.
ABC’s “mixed-ish” is executive produced by Kenya Barris, Karin Gist, Peter Saji, Randall Winston, Anthony Anderson, Laurence Fishburne, Helen Sugland and E. Brian Dobbins.
The series is produced by ABC Studios. ABC Studios is a part of Disney Television Studios, a collection of studios comprised of 20th Century Fox Television, ABC Studios and Fox 21 Television Studios.
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For more information on “mixed-ish,” visit ABC.com.
Cheat tweet: Get ready to jump back in time with Rainbow to 1985 and a totally different Johnson family, dude. @mixedishabc premieres Tuesday, September 24 at 9pm! #mixedish #ABCPublicity